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Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao reportedly steered $78 million in federal grants to Kentucky, her husband Sen. Mitch McConnell’s home state...

Politico reported that Chao's aide Todd Inman played a critical role in getting an $11.5 million grant and a $67 million grant in Kentucky approved.
President Donald Trump speaks about the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 22, 2019.

Trump says he won’t work with Democrats until they drop their ‘phony investigations’ into him

"I want to do infrastructure," Trump said. "But you know what, you can't do it under these circumstances. So get these phony investigations over with."

Trump torches Pelosi at a fiery surprise press conference in a brewing impeachment fight

Trump called the Russia probe "the greatest hoax in history" and said Democrats can either have "investigations or investment."
The Shinkansen, known as the bullet train, is one of Japan's most famous infrastructure projects.

8 Japanese infrastructure projects that could reshape the world

Japan has long been an innovator of striking infrastructure projects, from one of the world's oldest wooden buildings to the famous bullet train.
The inside of the Lincoln Tunnel in New York City.

The 6 worst tunnels in the world have leaking walls and slippery roads — take a look

Most of the world's tunnels are considered safe for drivers, but a few are still falling apart.
President Donald Trump argues about border security with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in the Oval Office

Democrats say Trump has agreed to work on a $2 trillion infrastructure plan, but there’s a big catch

The president and Democratic leaders agreed in principle to a $2 trillion infrastructure package, now they just have to agree on how to pay for it.

Scientists in Singapore have developed a stick-on wrap that can make walls bomb-resistant

The blast tests were conducted at two and four bars above atmospheric pressure - in both tests, the walls with reinforced FasRaP were left largely undamaged.

Amy Klobuchar just released an ambitious new plan to invest a trillion dollars in American infrastructure

Klobuchar's plan includes upgrades to roads, bridges, airports, public transportation, and public schools.
The Trift Bridge in Switzerland is 330 feet high.

The 18 most terrifying bridges in the world feature steep slopes and stomach-churning heights — take a look

The world's scariest bridges are known for their steep slopes and stomach-churning heights.
An aerial view of the damaged Oroville Dam spillway is shown. Dams in the US are aging. In fact, the average age of of US dams is 56 years.

America’s infrastructure is decaying — here’s a look at how terrible things have gotten

America's infrastructure is desperately in need of investment, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers.